Tag: OPS

Mets Have A Formidable Lineup Against Lefties

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have A Formidable Lineup Against Lefties

Do the Mets have one of the most dangerous lineups in the league against left-handed pitching? It certainly looks that way with the way they are hitting lately. New York recently crushed Phillies’ lefty Adam Morgan during Tuesday’s 16 run explosion at Citizens Bank Park, and they also scored 11 runs against Rockies left-hander Chris […]

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Lagares Rewards Collins With Impressive Day At the Plate

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Rewards Collins With Impressive Day At the Plate

During the Mets 4-0 win over the Rockies, Juan Lagares had one of his best games of the season. He collected three hits in five at-bats, and he drove in two RBI. He led off the game with a double in the first inning, and he then belted another extra base hit that drove in […]

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Mets Trade Buzz: Amazins Shift Their Attention To Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Trade Buzz: Amazins Shift Their Attention To Gerardo Parra

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets have shifted their interest to Brewers outfielder Gerardo Parra. This comes a day after Joel Sherman indicated the Mets are now targeting a left-handed hitting outfielder. Parra, 28, has become very popular of late as more and more teams realize his value and versatility. The two-time […]

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Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old […]

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

Since the end of their 11-game winning streak on April 24th, the Mets have averaged just three runs a game and posted a .224 average, both are ranked dead last in the NL. Here are some disturbing trends: Leading off an inning the Mets are batting .193 with a .278 on-base percentage in 284 plate […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

No. 20 Jack Leathersich, LHP Age: 24 Height: 5’11 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Last year: #21 Synopsis: Jack Leathersich has posted huge strikeout numbers at every level proven by his career 15.2 K/9, unfortunately he also walks more than his share as well. He has walked nearly a hitter per inning at Las Vegas while […]

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The Difficulty In Grading Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on February 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Difficulty In Grading Sandy Alderson

As baseball fans, especially those more into the esoteric new age stats, we are used to judging players both on their careers and on their individual seasons with letters or numerical grades. It helps us keep things ordered. If you wanted to use school grades we might say that David Wright has been an A- […]

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Allan Dykstra Could Surprise For Rays This Season

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Allan Dykstra Could Surprise For Rays This Season

In every organization, there are players that fly under the radar despite consistently producing at a high level in the minor leagues. Once these players reach minor league free agency, they are finally given a chance to replicate their minor league success in bigs. Last year, utility man Yangervis Solarte broke camp as the Yankees […]

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Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

At the Mets holiday party on Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson explained why he targeted John Mayberry Jr. for the team. With the quotes courtesy of ESPN’s Adam Rubin, here’s what he said. “We weren’t very good against left-handed pitching last year,” Alderson said. “I think we had one of the lowest OPS numbers in […]

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Pitching Or Hitting? Assigning Post-Steroid Era Value

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Pitching Or Hitting? Assigning Post-Steroid Era Value

There’s been a lot of talk these days about value. Many Mets fans wonder whether stockpiling valuable pitching assets will prove advantageous in an era when scarcity dictates that quality hitters possess the most value. Value metrics have become the go-to statistic among many fans in this discussion as they provide a practical tool for […]

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